Garage firewalls are often over-looked in a home inspection. This system is intended to slow the spread of fire from the garage into the living space. Your home inspector should carefull evaluate the integrity of the firewall, and report on any breaches.
Why do Smoke Detectors Beep at night? There is an explanation. Learn some background and solve the mystery.
SDG&E has begun to Red-Tag gas appliances in the house more than ever before. Many of these items are outside the scope of a home inspection. Be sure your home inspector checks for these items so that you aren’t left with expensive repairs, or no hot water.
Heating equipment is a leading cause of house fires. Find out what type of heating equipment is responsible for the most fires.
Every component in a house will require repair or replacement. Here is a guide to the expected life of everyday items and appliances in a house.
Inspecting the roof is an important part of a home inspection. There are dozens of types of roofs. The one common aspect of every roof is that they all fail eventually. Here is a comparison of the most common roofing materials, and what you should expect from them.
By having a house inspected prior to putting it on the market, a seller will find out how his house looks to a buyer’s inspector. The seller can lean about defects about which even the most meticulous homeowner may be unaware.